What’s In a Name: The Importance of Choosing the Right Character Name

When I sat down to write the outline for This Broken Earth, I knew that I had to choose very important names for each of my characters, names whose meanings had messages all their own.  When choosing the right name for a character, consider two things: 1.  Baby Name Books – I usually browse through theseContinue reading “What’s In a Name: The Importance of Choosing the Right Character Name”

Top Ten Favorite Books for This Writer

One writer to another, if you want to be a better writer, you must read good books.  I suppose you could read only books in your genre (which is recommended) but reading good authors to see what they do with the craft is quite mind-blowing and educational and will help in the long run toContinue reading “Top Ten Favorite Books for This Writer”